Huntersville Man Charged With Four Counts Of First Degree Rape In Iredell County

IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. — A man from Huntersville is facing numerous felony charges following an investigation into several sexual assaults that happened in 2006, according to a news release.

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office says they received a report on June 12th about the sexual assaults that reportedly occurred numerous times throughout the year of 2006 in Iredell County.

Detectives say the suspect was identified as 41-year-old Martin Cuevas Marquez.  After the detective interviewed several witnesses, warrants for four counts of felony first degree rape were taken out against Marquez.

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Martin Cuevas Marquez

After receiving the warrants, detectives say they learned Marquez had two outstanding warrants out of Catawba County for misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon.

Marquez was arrested on Monday, July 6th and taken to the Iredell County Detention Center where he was issued a $1M secured bond on the rape charges and a $5,000 secured bond on the assault with a deadly weapon charges, according to a news release.